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Cheap flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka from R7 856

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 30/4. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
JNB — CMB
Apr 23 — Apr 301
1 adult
Tue 23/4
Tue 30/4

How far in advance should I book a flight from South Africa to Sri Lanka?

To save on the cost of your flight from South Africa to Sri Lanka, book at least 20 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 14% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R12 147 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R13 481.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Sri Lanka?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Sri Lanka. Flights to Sri Lanka from South Africa in May are about R15 256 on average during May, but can be found for as low as R11 365.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to Sri Lanka (ZA - LK)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka as you normally would.

Cheap Qatar Airways flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qatar Airways for the route between South Africa and Sri Lanka. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 625 374 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Consider these cheap Qatar Airways flights we've found departing from South Africa to Sri Lanka. Be sure to come back soon if the deals available don't appeal to you at this time.
Mon 27/513:35JNB - CMB
1 stop15h 55mQatar Airways
Tue 4/63:35CMB - JNB
1 stop16h 55mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/4R13 748
Fri 17/513:35JNB - CMB
1 stop17h 25mQatar Airways
Sat 18/53:35CMB - JNB
1 stop16h 55mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/4R14 626
Wed 15/513:00CPT - CMB
1 stop16h 30mQatar Airways
Wed 22/520:20CMB - CPT
1 stop18h 00mQatar Airways
Deal found 17/4R17 200
Sun 12/513:35JNB - CMB
1 stop17h 05mQatar Airways
Fri 17/53:35CMB - JNB
1 stop16h 05mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/4R17 219
Wed 15/513:00CPT - CMB
1 stop23h 50mQatar Airways
Tue 21/53:35CMB - CPT
1 stop34h 45mQatar Airways
Deal found 17/4R17 257
Mon 27/516:00JNB - CMB
3 stops30h 35mQatar Airways
Tue 4/63:35CMB - JNB
1 stop16h 55mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/4R19 583
Fri 17/513:00CPT - CMB
1 stop23h 50mQatar Airways
Fri 24/511:40CMB - CPT
1 stop26h 40mQatar Airways
Deal found 17/4R19 793
Fri 17/513:00CPT - CMB
1 stop18h 00mQatar Airways
Thu 23/53:35CMB - CPT
1 stop34h 45mQatar Airways
Deal found 17/4R19 850
Thu 11/713:00CPT - CMB
1 stop17h 40mQatar Airways
Sat 20/710:30CMB - CPT
1 stop27h 50mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/4R19 965

Cheap Malaysia Airlines flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Malaysia Airlines for the route between South Africa and Sri Lanka. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 625 374 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Browse through some of the cheapest Malaysia Airlines flights travelling from South Africa to Sri Lanka. Deals frequently update to provide users with more options.
Thu 11/710:40CPT - CMB
3 stops25h 55mMalaysia Airlines
Fri 19/70:05CMB - CPT
3 stops36h 50mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 18/4R30 948
Thu 11/713:00CPT - CMB
2 stops30h 25mMalaysia Airlines
Fri 19/70:05CMB - CPT
3 stops36h 50mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 18/4R31 749
Mon 27/514:30JNB - CMB
3 stops28h 55mMalaysia Airlines
Tue 4/60:05CMB - JNB
2 stops33h 35mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 18/4R47 233

Cheap South Africa to Sri Lanka flights in April & May 2024

Find cheap flight options from South Africa to Sri Lanka specifically for the months of April and May 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 625 374 searches. Prices were last updated on 18 April 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Mon 27/519:10JNB - CMB
1 stop26h 25mEmirates
Wed 5/620:35CMB - JNB
2 stops23h 10mEmirates
Deal found 18/4R13 501
Sun 21/48:50JNB - CMB
1 stop21h 50mQatar Airways
Sat 4/53:35CMB - JNB
1 stop16h 55mQatar Airways
Deal found 17/4R13 748
Mon 27/513:35JNB - CMB
2 stops29h 50mMultiple Airlines
Tue 4/63:35CMB - JNB
1 stop16h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/4R14 320
Fri 17/513:35JNB - CMB
1 stop17h 25mQatar Airways
Sat 18/53:35CMB - JNB
1 stop16h 55mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/4R14 626
Sun 21/412:10JNB - CMB
3 stops34h 50mMultiple Airlines
Sat 4/53:30CMB - JNB
3 stops34h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4R15 655
Sun 21/412:10JNB - CMB
3 stops34h 50mMultiple Airlines
Sun 5/514:40CMB - JNB
3 stops23h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4R15 712
Sun 21/48:50JNB - CMB
1 stop15h 05mMultiple Airlines
Sat 4/53:35CMB - JNB
2 stops20h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4R15 808
Sun 21/412:10JNB - CMB
2 stops23h 20mMultiple Airlines
Sun 5/514:40CMB - JNB
3 stops23h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4R15 960
Sun 21/48:50JNB - CMB
1 stop15h 05mMultiple Airlines
Sun 5/514:40CMB - JNB
3 stops28h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4R16 265

South Africa to Sri Lanka 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between South Africa and Sri Lanka in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 625 374 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Mon 27/519:10JNB - CMB
1 stop26h 25mEmirates
Wed 5/620:35CMB - JNB
2 stops23h 10mEmirates
Deal found 18/4R13 501
Sun 21/48:50JNB - CMB
1 stop21h 50mQatar Airways
Sat 4/53:35CMB - JNB
1 stop16h 55mQatar Airways
Deal found 17/4R13 748
Sat 21/913:25JNB - CMB
1 stop15h 40mEmirates
Sat 28/920:35CMB - JNB
2 stops23h 10mEmirates
Deal found 17/4R13 844
Sun 10/1110:40CPT - CMB
2 stops57h 20mSingapore Airlines
Sat 16/110:45CMB - CPT
2 stops36h 10mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 17/4R14 168
Mon 27/513:35JNB - CMB
2 stops29h 50mMultiple Airlines
Tue 4/63:35CMB - JNB
1 stop16h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/4R14 320
Fri 17/513:35JNB - CMB
1 stop17h 25mQatar Airways
Sat 18/53:35CMB - JNB
1 stop16h 55mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/4R14 626
Sun 10/1110:40CPT - CMB
2 stops57h 20mSingapore Airlines
Sat 16/110:45CMB - CPT
2 stops36h 10mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 17/4R14 702
Sun 10/1118:25CPT - CMB
1 stop18h 35mQatar Airways
Sun 17/1111:15CMB - CPT
1 stop26h 45mQatar Airways
Deal found 17/4R14 721
Sun 21/412:10JNB - CMB
3 stops34h 50mMultiple Airlines
Sat 4/53:30CMB - JNB
3 stops34h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4R15 655

South Africa to Sri Lanka flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from South Africa to Sri Lanka for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 625 374 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Consider one of these great deals we found on last-minute flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka. Users should be sure to double check the price, date, and time of their last-minute flight.
Thu 25/46:35PLZ - CMB
2 stops22h 55mMultiple Airlines
Tue 30/411:10CMB - PLZ
2 stops24h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4R17 829
Thu 25/419:35PLZ - CMB
2 stops28h 20mMultiple Airlines
Tue 30/45:15CMB - PLZ
3 stops30h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4R20 079
Thu 25/413:10PLZ - CMB
3 stops25h 50mMultiple Airlines
Tue 30/420:35CMB - PLZ
3 stops24h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4R20 117
Thu 25/48:15PLZ - CMB
2 stops28h 50mEmirates
Mon 29/43:05CMB - PLZ
2 stops43h 00mEmirates
Deal found 17/4R25 685

One-way flights to Sri Lanka from South Africa

Search for one-way flight options from South Africa to Sri Lanka. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 625 374 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Users in need of a one-way flight from South Africa to Sri Lanka can choose from these deals. Users in need of a round-trip flight from South Africa to Sri Lanka instead should update the search form at the top of page.
Tue 30/413:35JNB - CMB
1 stop17h 25mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/4R7 856
Mon 29/41:15JNB - CMB
2 stops42h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/4R8 409
Tue 30/417:00JNB - CMB
3 stops54h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/4R8 867
Mon 29/41:15JNB - CMB
3 stops32h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/4R9 115
Mon 29/41:15JNB - CMB
3 stops45h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/4R9 134
Tue 30/48:50JNB - CMB
1 stop15h 05mQatar Airways
Deal found 18/4R10 259

Find flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 625 374 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.

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R13 501 - R30 948

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Price

Johannesburg OR TamboColombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB - CMB

JNBCMB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 27/5

1 stop26h 25m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Wed 5/6

2 stops23h 10m

R13 501

Johannesburg OR TamboColombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB - CMB

JNBCMB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 27/5

1 stop15h 55m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Tue 4/6

1 stop16h 55m

R13 748

Johannesburg OR TamboColombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB - CMB

JNBCMB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 27/5

2 stops29h 50m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Tue 4/6

1 stop16h 55m

R14 320

Johannesburg OR TamboColombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB - CMB

JNBCMB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Fri 17/5

1 stop17h 25m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Sat 18/5

1 stop16h 55m

R14 626

Johannesburg OR TamboColombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB - CMB

JNBCMB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Fri 17/5

2 stops15h 20m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Sun 19/5

2 stops19h 40m

R17 143

Cape Town IntlColombo Bandaranaike Intl

CPT - CMB

CPTCMB

Cape Town Intl

Wed 15/5

1 stop16h 30m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Wed 22/5

1 stop18h 00m

R17 200

Johannesburg OR TamboColombo Bandaranaike Intl

JNB - CMB

JNBCMB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Sun 12/5

2 stops15h 20m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Sat 18/5

2 stops19h 40m

R17 848

Cape Town IntlColombo Bandaranaike Intl

CPT - CMB

CPTCMB

Cape Town Intl

Wed 15/5

2 stops33h 25m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Tue 21/5

2 stops36h 05m

R18 058

Cape Town IntlColombo Bandaranaike Intl

CPT - CMB

CPTCMB

Cape Town Intl

Thu 11/7

3 stops25h 55m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Fri 19/7

3 stops36h 50m

R30 948

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Deals found on 18/4

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Reviews of airlines servicing Sri Lanka

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Sri Lanka. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Sri Lanka. Reviews last updated 18 April 2024.
To help decide which airline to fly from South Africa to Sri Lanka, see what other customers have to say about Qatar Airways, Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8,3
Very Good
1 491 reviews

Boarding

8,4

Overall

8,3

Comfort

8,1

Entertainment

8,2

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

8,3
Very Good
1 491 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 491 reviews

Boarding

8,4

Overall

8,3

Comfort

8,1

Entertainment

8,2

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

8,1
Very Good
4 092 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 491 reviews

Boarding

8,4

Overall

8,3

Comfort

8,1

Entertainment

8,2

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

7,7
Good
4 499 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 491 reviews

Boarding

8,4

Overall

8,3

Comfort

8,1

Entertainment

8,2

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

7,5
Good
404 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 491 reviews

Boarding

8,4

Overall

8,3

Comfort

8,1

Entertainment

8,2

Crew

8,7

Food

7,8

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from South Africa to Sri Lanka. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • Can I find flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka for under R13 500 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka for under R13 500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just R13 501, but on average you can expect to pay R17 943.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to Sri Lanka for under R17 900?

    There are currently 4+ open flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka within the next 7 days for less than R17 900.

  • What does JNB to CMB mean?

    This is defined as Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB) and Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CMB). Codes like Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely. Colombo Diyawanna Oya Seaplane Base Airport (DWO), Hatton Castlereigh Reservoir Airport (NUF), Trincomalee China Bay Airport (TRR), Hambantota Mattala Rajapaksa Int'l Airport (HRI), Bentota River Airport (BJT) are some additional IATA codes for airports related to your trip.

  • Can I find deals for flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your South Africa to Sri Lanka flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter South Africa to Sri Lanka flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on South Africa to Sri Lanka flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from South Africa to Sri Lanka by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from South Africa to Sri Lanka offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on South Africa to Sri Lanka flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the South Africa to Sri Lanka flight deals updated?

    The South Africa to Sri Lanka flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 18/4.

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Top 4 airlines flying from South Africa to Sri Lanka

Discover the top 4 airlines that operate flights from South Africa to Sri Lanka. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 625 374 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
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EmiratesCheapestR11 367AverageR14 163FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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Singapore AirlinesCheapestR12 567AverageR13 618FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%
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Qatar AirwaysCheapestR13 269AverageR15 397FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
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Etihad AirwaysCheapestR15 450AverageR18 851FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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